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American Song

The Complete Companion to Tin Pan Alley Song. Volumes 3 and 4

Ken Bloom, Schirmer Books (Manufactured by)

Hardcover

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Description

This follow-up set to "American Song," Vols. 1 and 2 explores the work of major pop songwriters from "Tin Pan Alley" not included either in a Broadway show or film from the period 1880 to today. This carefully researched encyclopedia covers 125 composers with hundreds of entries on each. Entries include composer, lyricist and publisher information. From 1880 to present, here are some of the composers covered: Lee Adams Harold Arlen Burt Bacharach Irving Berlin Eubie Blake Ralph Blane Lew Brown Johnny Burke Sammy Cahn Hoagy Carmichael Sidney Clare Betty Comden Hal David Eddie DeLange Howard Dietz Ervin Drake Sammy Fain Dorothy Fields George Gershwin Mack Gordon Oscar Hammerstein II Lorenz Hart Edward Heyman James P. Johnson Irving Kahal Jerome Kern Jimmy McHugh Cole Porter Andy Razaf Billy Rose Jean Schwartz Harry B. Smith Stephen Sondheim Roy Turk James Van Heusen Harry Von Tilzer And many others.

Schirmer, 9780028654782, 2023pp.

Publication Date: June 15, 2001